One by one the free lands of Ontario fell to the power of the Dinos one ringette club… The Dinos’ ringette squad travelled to Ottawa for the University Challenge Cup Jan. 4-7 and brought back gold after defeating the University of Alberta in the final. The Dinos have an excellent record in this tournament, having… Continue reading Ringette: One ringette to rule them all
Editor, the Gauntlet Recently I was waiting for the bus at the west bus loop on campus. Due to the bitterly cold weather, other students waiting for the bus and I were either huddled in the small bus shelter provided by Calgary Transit, or waiting inside Craigie Hall, prepared to dash out across the pathway… Continue reading Letter: Students stuck out in the cold
“It’s deja vu all over again,” Yogi Bear used to tell his little compatriot Boo-Boo. The field hockey Dinos went winless and scored just one goal for the second disappointing season in a row. First-year Dinos forward Nicole Gains had the honour of scoring the team’s solitary goal in a 6-1 loss to the University… Continue reading Field hockey: She shoots, she scores, finally.
The Dinos field hockey team came agonizingly close to collecting their first points of the season at Canada West’s second tournament of the season Sept. 29- Oct. 1. Playing at the University of Victoria’s newly constructed field, the Dinos showed marked improvement from the first tournament of the season, but still lost 1-0 to the… Continue reading Field Hockey: Losses pile up in Victoria in the second Canada West tournament of the season
The Dinos field hockey season got off to a disappointing, but not wholly unexpected, start Sept. 22-24 as they were defeated in their first three games against Canada West opposition. Playing at the University of Calgary’s Hawking Field, the Dinos lost 6-0 to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds, 4-0 to the University of Alberta… Continue reading Canada West tourney hits Calgary
Talent The tennis team had a great bunch of individuals, but unfortunately they had few match winning players. Kasia Kwiatkowska was the team’s boom first-year recruit with several wins under her belt. Spencer Laird suffered a horrific leg injury that required 50 stitches. But he did that skiing, not playing tennis. I just mentioned it… Continue reading Report Card: Tennis
If varsity teams were collectable baseball cards, the University of Calgary would have them all except for one. To complete the set we would have to elevate the Dinos women’s rugby club to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport level. That might prove to be as costly as that million-dollar Honus Wagner card from the 1909 Pittsburgh… Continue reading The one thing the Dinos lack
On Fri., Mar. 17 thousands of University of Calgary students will hit local pubs and attempt to ingest as much Irish culture as they can. And while trying to turn one’s urine green might be as close as most students get to the culture of the Emerald Isle, it’s worth noting that Ireland has its… Continue reading Hurling as painful as it looks
Fourteen members of the cash-strapped Dinos tennis team squeezed into a 15-seat bus and traveled down to Washington over reading break to play a series of doubles and singles matches against four American schools.The little bus they went in had enough space to fit their tennis racquets, but evidently not enough room for the Dinos’… Continue reading Tennis in winter?!?
This summer Germany will host the most exciting of sporting events, and the whole world will be wrapped up in all the action of the soccer World Cup. For a month, Canadians will neglect their significant others to watch games, discuss Beckham’s latest hair style and get caught up in the upsets, amazing goals and… Continue reading World Cup is hockey right?